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Florida education news: FCAT, school board elections, cost cutting and more



FcatWHAT'S GOING ON? Continued delays in FCAT results frustrate Broward and Palm Beach parents, who want to know what classes their children will be in, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

NOT THAT HARD: The Lakeland Ledger has some adults take the 10th grade reading FCAT to see how they would fare years after graduation.

PAINFUL CHANGES: Florida school district leaders say it will be difficult to comply with the final phase of the state's class size amendment without more money, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

SO MUCH FOR NONPARTISAN RACES: Palm Beach political party leaders say they'll only consider supporting candidates registered in their parties for the nonpartisan School Board elections, the Palm Beach Post reports.

CUTTING COSTS: A Brevard School Board member seeks to reduce administrative positions and contracted training as the district seeks to slash spending, Florida Today reports.

CHANGING COURSES: Embry Riddle Aeronautical University adds clean energy systems to its list of engineering degrees as demands for it grow, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

PRESIDENT SEARCH: The chairwoman of Tallahassee Community College's board of trustees steps down in order to lead the school's search for a new president, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:08am]


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